Today's News

  • Cannelton Class of 1964 celebrates 50th reunion
  • Cemetery report issued at Doolittle Mills; Tobinsport group meeting March 22

    Doolittle Mills releases cemetery report
    DOOLITTLE MILLS – The 2014 Doolittle Mills Cemetery fund report has been released. People contributing to the cemetery fund during 2014 were Steven Griffin, $200; Roger and Sherry Ball, $100; Roy and Shirley Mitchell, $50; Frances Belcher, $25; Russell Johnson, $50; Charlotte McKim, $100; Eva Underhill (CD), $3.78; Norma Thompson, $200; Norma Sturgeon, $200; Herschel DuPont (CD), $18.09, Nova Sturgeon, $100; and Rita Hammond, $25. Contributions for 2014 were $1,071.87 and expenses were $720.

  • Youth Conservation Corps hiring at Lincoln Boyhood

    SPENCER COUNTY – Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial is accepting applications for the National Park Service Youth Conservation Corps program for the summer of 2015.
    The Youth Conservation Corps program is a well-balanced, work-learn-earn program, which develops an understanding and appreciation of the nation’s environment and heritage.  
    Administered by the National Park Service, the program offers gainful summer employment to young people in a healthful, outdoor atmosphere.

  • School Menus

    Week of March 16-20
    *Breakfasts served with juice and milk, lunches served with milk.

  • Rural News


  • Creative Crayons Preschool enrolling

    TELL CITY – Creative Crayons Preschool is now accepting registrations for the 2015-16 school year.
    Both 3- and 4-year-old classes will be available, led by an Early Childhood Education teacher with 16 years of experience.
    The program is designed to educate children through the use of their imaginations and encouraging them to think outside of the box. The goal is to let kids be kids by making it fun to learn while preparing them for kindergarten.

  • Changing young people’s lives, one arrow at a time

    PERRY COUNTY – The National Archery in the Schools Program continues to grow in Indiana. Over 330 schools have the NASP program as part of the curriculum. The program is affecting approximately 50,000 students annually.
    The DNR Law Enforcement Division has certified over 1200 teachers as instructors in the NASP program.  The Division is working with schools across the state with the ambitious goal of adding a minimum of 45 schools a year. Students participate by shooting a Genesis compound bow at an international competition scoring target.

  • Community Events

    Horseman’s club to host euchre games March 21
    TELL CITY – The Southern Indiana Horseman’s Club will host euchre games Saturday, March 21. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and games will begin at 7 p.m. Cost is $5 at the door and 25 cents per euchre game.
    Chili, hotdogs, desserts, coffee, sodas and water will be available.
    No smoking is permitted in the building. All games are open to the public ages 16 and older.

  • Birthdays

    To keep the birthday list updated, the Perry County News needs your help. Call 547-3424 if you want to add a name, make a change or if a name or date is wrong.
    If a person is deceased, please advise the newspaper so the name can be removed from the list. This information is appreciated. You can add names for the year if you like.

    March 13

  • Education Pays taking applications for fall loan awards

    TELL CITY – The Board of Directors of Education Pays student loan fund of Tell City-Perry County, is accepting applications for interest-free loans to be awarded to students pursuing a post-high school education for the fall 2015 semester.  
    Applications are available at the offices of the guidance counselors at Cannelton, Perry Central and Tell City high schools and at Fifth Third Bank. The deadline for submitting applications is June 1.